Music Department Admissions Forum Registration


Date: Tuesday, January 30th, 2024
Time: 7pm
Location: Elefante Music, 1790 Springfield Ave, New Providence


Dr. Payton MacDonald – Music Department Chairperson, William Paterson University

Vinnie Turturiello – Director of Jazz Studies, Kean University

Mandy Feiler – Assistant Dean for Admissions and Enrollment Management, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

Danielle Epps, MBA – Director, Teacher Education Admissions, Recruitment & Diversity, Center of Pedagogy, Montclair State University

Marla A. Meissner, Ph.D – Assistant Professor, Music Theory, Recruitment Coordinator, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University

Topics of Discussion

  • Choosing the right program
  • Finding the right audition piece
  • What to include on your application
  • Essay topics to avoid
  • Which degree to pursue
  • Understanding the audition process

Students in any grade may attend with one guest. Questions can be submitted as part of your registration.

Space is limited.